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Kanazawa Medical University Hospital

Kanazawa Medical University (KMU) Hospital opened in 1974. The hospital provides medical training to achieve the following aims: (1) Provision of a high level of medical services; (2) Development and assessment of advanced medical techniques; and (3) Educating good doctors. In 1994, KMU Hospital was designated as an advanced treatment hospital by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Since then, it has contributed to the community as a core hospital in the district.
The hospital has 39 departments and 817 beds, with 1,800 doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. The hospital aims to achieve patient-centered medical care and functions as one of the largest medical centers in Japan.
Our international medical coordinators provide support to overseas patients to smoothly receive medical care, taking language and cultural backgrounds into consideration.
Departments and Centers
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Nephrology (Blood Purification Center)
  • Health Management Center
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Intervention
  • Cardiac Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Pediatric Cardiac Vascular Surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • General and Digestive Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Endoscopy
  • Breast and Endocrine Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Hematology and Rheumatology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Medical Oncology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Therapeutic Radiology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Head and Neck-Thyroid Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Diagnostic Pathology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Regenerative Medicine Center
  • Genomic Medicine Center

Thoracic Surgery

With an increase in patients with lung cancer, we have sufficient experience and achievements of treatment. We have been ambitiously working on thoracoscopic minimally invasive for lung cancer and practice of advanced medical care.


  • Lung cancer
  • Pneumothorax
  • Mediastinal disease


  • Open chest surgery
  • Thorascospic surgery
  • Robotic surgery


We provide various choices for prostate cancer treatment, such as robotic surgery and external radiation therapy. We also practice outpatient treatment for ureteral stones.


  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostatic hypertrophy
  • Ureteral stones
  • Kidney stones


  • Robotic surgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy(IMRT)
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy(ESWL)
  • Prostate cancer examination


We have maintained very high achievements and good postoperative results regarding hip joint replacement and spine surgery. We have a lot of experience of treatment and surgery for foreign patients.


  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis of the femoral head
  • Spinal degenerative disease(Herniation)
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Myelopathy


  • Arthroplasty
  • Spinal degenerative surgery

Nephrology (Blood Purification Center)

We have doctors, nurses, and clinical engineers with the professional knowledge and skills needed to deal with various types of blood purification therapy. We also provide advanced treatment for patients with nephritis and nephrotic syndrome.


  • Chronic renal failure
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome                                                


  • Hemodialysis
  • Apheresis therapy
  • Immunosuppressive therapy                                                               

Health Management Center

The center conducts highly accurate multiphasic health screening using advanced medical equipment and optional examinations tailored to individual needs.


  • Cancers
  • Lifestyle diseases


  • Endoscopy
  • CT
  • Ultrasound                                                         
  • MRI
  • PET-CT                                                              
  • Mammography
  • Other examination as option
Hospital Tour
  • Robotic Surgery (Da Vinci)

  • CT Scan Room

  • Waiting Area

  • Regenerative Medicine Center (Cell Processing)

  • Rehabilitation Center

  • Blood Purification Center

  • Health Management Center

  • Hospital Gallery (OMBORATO)

  • Medical Orchestra Concert (Hospital Event)

  • Room (Special Room Private A)

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
Kanazawa Medical University Hospital
1-1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Kahoku, Ishikawa
URL Japanese English
Japanese, English, Chinese

Medical Travel Assistance Company

JTB Corp. Japan Medical & Health Tourism Center
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Contact English Japanese Chinese


20 minutes by car from Kanazawa Station, JR Hokuriku Line
10 minutes by car from Uchinada Station, Hokuriku Rail Asanogawa Line
50 minutes by car from From Komatsu Airport